The UK is the first to approve Omicron’s COVID vaccine with the go-ahead from Moderna

The UK is the first to approve Omicron’s COVID vaccine with the go-ahead from Moderna

A nurse prepares a dose of the Modern coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, Britain, April 7, 2021. Jacob King/Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record UK JCVI endorses use of bivalent injection in autumn booster campaign Moderna sees approvals from Australia, Canada and … Read more

The Taliban celebrate a year in power that has given Afghanistan security but little hope

The Taliban celebrate a year in power that has given Afghanistan security but little hope

The Taliban celebrate the “day of salvation and freedom” Relatively safer country, but faces challenges Aid cut as international community demands rights for women KABUL, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The Taliban and their supporters waved the group’s black and white flag on the streets of Afghanistan on Monday to celebrate a year since they marched … Read more

Angered China holds more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

Angered China holds more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

China holds drills near Taiwan during visit of US lawmakers China shows pictures of Taiwan’s strategic Penghu Islands Taiwan President: Committed to Maintaining Stability BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – China’s military said it held more exercises near Taiwan on Monday as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met with President Tsai … Read more

Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Don’t accuse Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers and politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to launch accusations against Iran over Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, of which he is guilty … Read more

Ignoring Ukraine Setbacks, Putin Touts ‘Superior’ Russian Arms Exports

Ignoring Ukraine Setbacks, Putin Touts ‘Superior’ Russian Arms Exports

Putin insists Russian technology is years ahead of rivals Performance in Ukraine undermines boast, military analysts say India and China top list of Russian arms buyers LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia was ready to sell advanced weapons to allies around the world and cooperate in developing military technology, … Read more

Republicans push to see affidavit justifying FBI search of Trump’s home

Republicans push to see affidavit justifying FBI search of Trump’s home

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Republicans intensified calls on Sunday for the release of an FBI affidavit showing justification for seizing documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home amid reports of increased threats against federal law enforcement personnel. . A search warrant issued last week after the unprecedented search showed that Trump had 11 … Read more

Ukraine Targets Russian Soldiers Threatening Europe’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant

Ukraine Targets Russian Soldiers Threatening Europe’s Largest Nuclear Power Plant

Russians threatening Zaporizhzhia are “special targets” G7 nations ask Moscow to withdraw troops from plant Fear of a nuclear catastrophe unless the fighting ceases Russia warns it may cut bilateral ties with the United States More grain ships leave Ukraine Kyiv, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers firing at Europe’s biggest nuclear … Read more

Salman Rushdie remains hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie remains hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized with serious injuries on Saturday a day after he was repeatedly stabbed in a public appearance in New York state, as police tried to determine a motive for an attack that sparked the international condemnation. The accused attacker, Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, … Read more

Five Chinese state-owned companies under US scrutiny to delist from NYSE

Five Chinese state-owned companies under US scrutiny to delist from NYSE

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Five U.S.-listed Chinese state-owned companies whose audits are under scrutiny by the U.S. securities regulator said on Friday they would voluntarily delist from the New York Stock Exchange. York. The oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) and China life insurance (601628.SS)China Aluminum Corporation (Chalco) (601600.SS)PetroChina (601857.SS) and a separate entity … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie hooked up to fan after New York stabbing

Novelist Salman Rushdie hooked up to fan after New York stabbing

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him for his writing, was stabbed in the neck and torso on stage during a conference in New York state on Friday and airlifted to a hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more